These Paper Works Represent Birds With Impressive Realism

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Two Indian artists, Nayan Shrimali and Vaishali Chudasama embarked on January 1 2018 on a a little crazy project: to publish each day of the year a miniaturized reproduction of a bird of their choice.

These nature lovers do not save their time: each of these small replicas (they are sometimes less than two centimeters) requires between 4 and 6 hours of work. Anyway, the result is amazing by its precision and realism.

At first Nayan and Vaishali planned to create only one piece of miniature art per day for a month, but after the overwhelming response in the first days of the project, they decided to extend it to a full year. And weโ€™re incredibly happy they did!

You can see some of their greatest achievements below.

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244/365, Number Two Hundred forty four from our 365 days of miniature art ~ White Throated Kingfisher … . SAVE NATURE SAVE WORLD . . The white-throated kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis) also known as the white-breasted kingfisher is a tree kingfisher, widely distributed in Asia from Turkey east through the Indian subcontinent to the Philippines. This kingfisher is a resident over much of its range, although some populations may make short distance movements. It can often be found well away from water where it feeds on a wide range of prey that includes small reptiles, amphibians, crabs, small rodents and even birds. During the breeding season they call loudly in the mornings from prominent perches including the tops of buildings in urban areas or on wires. . . . . #365dayschallenge #miniature #papercut #paperart #sculpture #paperbird #whitethroatedkingfisher #kingfisher #treekingfisher #birdlife #birdie #funnybird #birdsculpture #MyEtsyFind #funnymoments #artistofinstagram #birdsofinstagram #birdstagram #artistsoninstagram #artoftheday #dailydrawing #birdart #nvillustration #etsy #365feathersproject @natgeoindia @instagram @winsorandnewton @instagramforbusiness @excelblades @birds.nature @lgenpaper @natgeo @etsy @strictlypaperart @boredpanda

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239/365, Number Two Hundred thirty nine from our 365 days of miniature art ~ O-Shamo vs Satsumadori … "The fight" … . . SAVE NATURE SAVE WORLD . . Shamo (่ป้ถ) is an overall designation for gamefowl in Japan. There are seven recognised breeds of Shamo chicken in Japan, all of which are designated Natural Monuments of Japan. The Shamo breeds are thought to derive from fighting chickens of Malay type brought from Thailand in the early part of the seventeenth century. . . . #365dayschallenge #miniature #papercut #paperart #sculpture #paperbird #oshamo #satsumadori #cockfight #gamefowl #birdfight #birdsculpture #MyEtsyFind #angrybirds #artistofinstagram #birdsofinstagram #birdstagram #artistsoninstagram #drawing #dailydrawing #birdart #nvillustration #etsy #365feathersproject @natgeoindia @instagram @winsorandnewton @instagramforbusiness @excelblades @birds.nature @lgenpaper @natgeowild @etsy @strictlypaperart @boredpanda @fubiz @designboom @artfido

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232/365, Number Two Hundred thirty two from our 365 days of miniature art ~ Cuban Bee Hummingbird … This is our first life size bird art and this little guy is the smallest hummingbird of the world and he is the biggest bird art of our series.. such contradiction ๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜Š hope you guys are enjoying our series… thank you so much again for all your love and support… . . SAVE NATURE SAVE WORLD . . The bee hummingbird is the smallest living bird. Females weigh 2.6 g (0.092 oz) and are 6.1 cm (2.4 in) long, and are slightly larger than males, with an average weight of 1.95 g (0.069 oz) and length of 5.5 cm (2.2 in). As its name suggests, it is scarcely larger than a bee. Like all hummingbirds, it is a swift, strong flier. . . . #365dayschallenge #miniature #papercut #paperart #sculpture #paperbird #cubanbeehummingbird #hummingbirds #beehummingbird #hummingbird #hummingbirdsofinstagram #birdsculpture #birdphotography #MyEtsyFind #tinybird #DStiny #birdsofinstagram #birdstagram #artistsoninstagram #drawing #dailydrawing #birdart #nvillustration #etsy #365feathersproject @natgeoindia @instagram @winsorandnewton @instagramforbusiness @excelblades @birds.nature @lgenpaper @natgeowild @etsy @strictlypaperart @boredpanda @fubiz @designboom @artfido

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247/365, Number Two Hundred forty seven from our 365 days of miniature art ~ Southern Cassowary…. . . . SAVE NATURE SAVE WORLD . . Cassowaries (/หˆkรฆsษ™wษ›ษ™ri/), genus Casuarius, are ratites (flightless birds without a keel on their sternum bone) that are native to the tropical forests of New Guinea (Papua New Guinea and Indonesia), nearby islands, and northeastern Australia. . . . . #365dayschallenge #miniature #papercut #paperart #sculpture #paperbird #southerncassowary #cassowary #doublewattledcassowary #giantbird #jurrassic #birdsofaustralia #birdsculpture #MyEtsyFind #birding #artistofinstagram #birdsofinstagram #birdstagram #artistsoninstagram #artoftheday #dailydrawing #birdart #nvillustration #etsy #365feathersproject @natgeoindia @instagram @winsorandnewton @instagramforbusiness @excelblades @birds.nature @lgenpaper @natgeo @etsy @strictlypaperart @boredpanda

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248/365, Number Two Hundred forty eight from our 365 days of miniature art ~ Banded Woodpecker …. . . . SAVE NATURE SAVE WORLD . . . The banded woodpecker (Chrysophlegma miniaceum) or the banded red woodpecker is a species of bird in the family Picidae. It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, and Thailand. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical mangrove forests. . . . #365dayschallenge #miniature #papercut #paperart #sculpture #paperbird #bandedwoodpecker #bandedredwoodpecker #ripleysbelieveitornot #woodpecker #tinybird #redbird #birdsculpture #MyEtsyFind #birding #artistofinstagram #birdsofinstagram #birdstagram #artistsoninstagram #artoftheday #dailydrawing #birdart #nvillustration #etsy #365feathersproject @instagram @winsorandnewton @instagramforbusiness @excelblades @birds.nature @lgenpaper @natgeo @etsy @strictlypaperart @boredpanda

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So our series has ended with this little one and coincidentally we made the bird in the #pantone color of the year .. thank you so much guys for all your love and support.. your encouragement was overwhelming, we are really glad that our work is loved so much.. we will again come back with a new series till then will keep posting about our birds and they will be live on our shop soon.. . . 31/30 Number Thirty one from our 30 days of miniature art coz this is a month of 31 days so one more and our most favourite bird of all ~ Purple Crowned Woodnymph Humming Bird… . . The violet-crowned woodnymph (Thalurania colombica colombica), also known as the purple-crowned woodnymph, is a medium-sized hummingbird found from Guatemala and Belize to northern Colombia and western Venezuela. It is now considered by the AOU as the nominate subspecies of the crowned woodnymph. . . . . . . #30daychallenge #papercut #paperart #crownedwoodnymph #hummingbird #hummingbirdsofinstagram #dstiny #birdsofinstagram #hummingbirdart #miniature #watercolorartist #birdstagram #pantone2018 #papercutartist #artistsoninstagram #birdlovers #nuts_about_birds #handpainted #papercutting #cutouts #smallbird #pantonecoloroftheyear #artsy #follow #nvillustration #etsyshop #etsy @fubiz @etsy @instagram @instagramforbusinessasia @strictlypaperart @boredpanda

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Guys we are near to the finish line, so now we are planning to make birds in their habitat and natural behaviour.. Stay with us, we'll keep making more ๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿ˜Š… . 227/365, Number Two Hundred twenty seven from our 365 days of miniature art ~ European Bee-eater (Mating)… . . SAVE NATURE SAVE WORLD . . The European bee-eater (Merops apiaster) is a near passerine bird in the bee-eater family Meropidae. It breeds in southern Europe and in parts of north Africa and western Asia. It is strongly migratory, wintering in tropical Africa. This species occurs as a spring overshoot north of its range, with occasional breeding in northwest Europe. . During courtship, the male feeds large items to the female while eating the small ones himself. Most males are monogamous, but occasional bigamy has been encountered. Their typical call is a distinctive, mellow, liquid and burry prreee or prruup. . . . #365dayschallenge #miniature #papercut #paperart #sculpture #paperbird #europeanbeeeater #beeeater #mating #birdlove #birdcouple #birdsculpture #birdphotography #MyEtsyFind #birdlady #DStiny #birdsofinstagram #birdstagram #artistsoninstagram #drawing #dailydrawing #birdart #nvillustration #etsy #365feathersproject @natgeoindia @cansonpaper @instagram @winsorandnewton @instagramforbusiness @excelblades @birds.nature @lgenpaper @natgeowild @etsy @strictlypaperart @boredpanda

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217/365, Number Two Hundred seventeen from our 365 days of miniature art ~ Indian paradise Flycatcher … . . SAVE NATURE SAVE WORLD . . The Indian paradise flycatcher (Terpsiphone paradisi) is a medium-sized passerine bird native to Asia that is widely distributed. As the global population is considered stable, it has been listed as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List since 2004. It is native to the Indian subcontinent, Central Asia and Myanmar. Males have elongated central tail feathers, and a black and rufous plumage in some populations, while others have white plumage. Females are short-tailed with rufous wings and a black head. Indian paradise flycatchers feed on insects, which they capture in the air often below a densely canopied tree. . . . #365dayschallenge #miniature #papercut #paperart #sculpture #paperbird #indianparadiseflycatcher #birdnerd #birdsofindia #indianbirds #flycatcher #birdsculpture #birdillustration #MyEtsyFind #birdphotography #whitebird #DStiny #birdsofinstagram #birdstagram #artistsoninstagram #drawing #dailydrawing #birdart #nvillustration #etsy #365feathersproject @natgeoindia @cansonpaper @instagram @winsorandnewton @instagramforbusiness @excelblades @birds.nature @lgenpaper @natgeowild.la @etsy @strictlypaperart @boredpanda

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205/365, Number Two Hundred five from our 365 days of miniature art ~ Grey crowned Crane … . . SAVE NATURE SAVE WORLD . . The grey crowned crane (Balearica regulorum) is a bird in the crane family, Gruidae. It is found in eastern and southern Africa, and is the national bird of Uganda. . . . #365dayschallenge #miniature #papercut #paperart #sculpture #paperbird #greycrownedcrane #crane #birdsculpture #birdillustration #MyEtsyFind #africanbirds #cranesofinstagram #watercolor #birdlife #DStiny #birdsofinstagram #birdstagram #artistsoninstagram #drawing #dailydrawing #birdart #nvillustration #etsy #365feathersproject @natgeoindia @cansonpaper @instagram @winsorandnewton @instagramforbusiness @excelblades @birds.nature @lgenpaper @natgeocreative @etsy @strictlypaperart @boredpanda

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